Need a little school break? These venues offer special times for homeschoolers to use their facilities and meet other homeschoolers. Our list includes everything from places for kids to burn some energy to educational activities.
Need more homeschooling resources? Check out our Ultimate Homeschool Guide to the Upstate.
YMCA of Greenville’s Homeschool PE program provides a place where children can exercise and participate in sports in an instructor-led setting. The program is designed to show participants how much fun exercise can be and is offered at YMCA Program Center in Simpsonville.
YMCA Program Center
100 Adams Mill Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Day: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Registration: Month prior to session
Member rate: $35/month and $15 for each additional student or $50/day and $20 for each additional student
Non-member rate: $45/month and $20 for each additional student or $60/day and $30 for each additional student
The program runs from September through May.
An athletic organization for homeschool students, offering 9 different competitive sports including archery, baseball, basketball, cheerleading and volleyball. They meet at multiple locations throughout the upstate.
Interactive classes in art, music, PE, and swim are offered each semester to homeschoolers ages 6 – 12.
In-studio and virtual homeschool classes are available for elementary and middle school students. Topics include poetry, math, topography and more all in a hands on maker environment. Read class descriptions and register on-line.
At the Sigal Music Museum, explore the exciting world of music through exhibitions, concerts, and music classes for both children & adults.
Ignite Learning Center offers unique hands-on activities and programs for students exploring STEAM. Programs include problem-solving challenges, engineering, arts and more.
Originally based in South Carolina, this group offers fun adventures for homeschool families around the United States (a spin-off of Carolina Homeschooler).
During the school year, Big Air Greenville has $15 for 2 hours of jump time ($12 if homeschool status shown) on Wednesday and Thursday from 1-3 pm. Don’t forget your socks!
Big Air Trampoline Park is full of unique attractions that won’t be found anywhere else in the upstate.
PE classes give homeschoolers the opportunity to play organized games and sports, make friends, and stay active. Weekly class meets in Boiling Springs and Greer.
Offers homeschool theatre classes.
Additionally, homeschool students can attend school performance shows (which run during the school day).
Offers monthly homeschool skate events.
Offers several programs just for homeschoolers. Check their website calendar and search for “homeschool” to see which locations are offering homeschool events you’d be interested in.
Big Air Spartanburg’s Homeschool Jump is offered when local schools are in session. On Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 pm, you can jump for $15 ( $12 if proof of homeschool provided). Don’t forget your socks!